Ivana Marie Trump is a business woman, a former model, an author, columnist and a socialite of Czech-American origin. She was the former wife of President Donald Trump.
As an author, she has written several books such as Lucy Wilkins, For Love Alone, and Free to Love. Some of the self-help books that she has written are The Best is Yet to Come: Coping with Divorce and Enjoying Life Again.
Early life and Education
Ivana was born on 20th February 1949 in Moravian town of Czechoslovakia. She was born to parents Milos Zelnicek and Marie Francova. As a child, Ivana was encouraged to pursue skiing.
She received her former education from Charles University in Prague. Reports mention that She was selected as an alternate for the ski team in the Winter Olympics.
After her divorce with Donald Trump, Ivana joined William Morris Agency. She acquired her business skills through these experiences where she developed clothing lines, fashion jewelry trends and other beauty products that are sold through online shopping in television channels.
In the year 1998, Ivana bought 33% shares of Croatia’s daily newspaper. In the year 1999, she launched her independent magazine on lifestyle named Ivana’s Living in Style. She did a guest appearance in the Hollywood movie The First Wives Club in the year 1996.
She was the host of the dating series named Ivana Young Man for Oxygen Networks in the year 2006. She got entangled in some of the controversial issues where she sued a fashion company accusing it of using her name for their brand without taking her due permission.
She desired to add another feather to her hat by becoming the ambassador of Czech Republic. She has played a primary role in The Trump Organization. She was the Vice President of Interior Designing for the company. It was her then husband who had appointed her as the President of the Trump Castle Hotel. In the following years, she became the citizen of United States of America. Her achievements were impeccable, and that’s how she earned the title of Hotelier in the year 1990.
Husband and Children
Ivana’s first marriage was with a real estate agent named Alfred Winklmayr. This marriage did not last long. She met Donald Trump in the year 1977 and got married on April 7. This marriage brought the couple under the limelight, and they became the talk of the town. They worked on several projects like renovating the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort.
The couple had three children named Donald Jr, Ivanka Marie, and Eric Fredrick. In the year 1992, Donald Trump and Ivana got divorced. The settlement took place eventually. Through this settlement, she earned $15 million on breach of the contract.
Ivana Trump – Net Worth
Ivana Trump has a net worth of $60 million as she has won a lot of revenue through her significant business investments, book royalties and more.